A Comprehensive Guide to Cloud Backup Solutions

April 4, 2017 Off By Hoofer
Businesses are now seeking cloud-based solutions that provide the level of security and backup functionality they have come to expect from on-premises deployment.

With cybercrime posing a significant threat to organizations of all sizes, most companies are looking for a cloud service that can secure their data while pushing their operations into the future. While Microsoft Office 365 does provide the native security and backup functionality companies require, it may fail to provide the peace of mind and protection an organization needs.

If you are evaluating whether to deploy Office 365, we are providing a comprehensive guide to a third-party backup tool that can support the cloud solution.

Data Recovery


Every day provides a business with another opportunity to take one step ahead of the competition. A system downtime can, therefore, cause significant disruption to a company, as they may miss important client deadlines or fall back on schedule.

A cyberattack can result in a company losing their data once and for all, which could easily destroy years of hard work. It can also lead to significant legal and financial ramifications because a loss of sensitive data can result in a company failing to adhere to their compliance requirements.

While Microsoft takes on a considerable amount of the responsibility maintaining the Office 365 infrastructure, it fails to replace a company’s need for a data backup. A third-party Office 365 backup, therefore, allows an organization to follow the 3-2-1 rule of backup, which can ensure they facilitate the eDiscovery process to find, locate, secure, search for electronic data used as evidence for a legal case. It is, therefore, easier than ever to adhere to internal policies and compliance requirements.

Quick Uptime

It is important to make a swift recovery following a system downtime, whether it was caused by a computer failure, data breach or accidental deletion. Fortunately, a backup and disaster recovery can help you restore your files in the shortest amount of time. You can therefore easily backup, search and restore all your important documents in your environment via a single user interface.

Customer Satisfaction

Each organization has a responsibility to protect their customer, client and employee personal and financial records. Therefore, you must take the necessary steps to protect their data at every opportunity, which will ensure their trust was not misplaced in your business. By backing up your essential files and having a disaster recovery solution in place, you can continue to provide the level of customer satisfaction they have come to expect from your company.

Peace of Mind

No business owner likes the thought of experiencing a data breach, which can potentially destroy their company in an instant. Microsoft Office 365 combined with a third-party backup and disaster recovery solution can provide the peace of mind you need to sleep well at night. You can, therefore, focus on developing your goods and services for the customer, safe in the knowledge you will be able to restore any user data if required.